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WikiLeaks: Saudi proposed force to crush Hezbollah (AP) PDF Print E-mail

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2010 file photo, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud performs Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The United States has been pushing its powerhouse ally Saudi Arabia to help stabilize Pakistan and Afghanistan, but it has struggled to overcome the kingdom's deep mistrust of Pakistan's president and doubts over U.S. strategy for reining in militants, leaked U.S. diplomatic memos show. (AP Photo/Saudi Press Agency, File)EDITORIAL USE ONLY NO SALESAP - Saudi Arabia proposed deploying an Arab military force backed by U.S. and NATO airpower to Lebanon two years ago to crush Hezbollah and prevent the militant group — and its patron Iran — from taking power in Beirut, leaked U.S. government documents show.


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Palestinians question US ability to forge peace (AP) PDF Print E-mail

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a ceremony in honor of foreign rescue teams for their help in fighting the wildfires at the Carmel forest in northern Israel, in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. Israel was forced to appeal to other countries to send planes and material to put out the fire which burned a 20-square-mile (50-square-kilometer) area in the Carmel forest, a popular nature spot on Haifa's outskirts. The fire was brought under control late Sunday, and further weakened Monday after overnight rains. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)AP - A top Palestinian official on Wednesday questioned Washington's ability to forge Middle East peace after a new breakdown in American attempts to revive negotiations.


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Palestinians doubt U.S. peace efforts (Reuters) PDF Print E-mail

Palestinian cleric Salman al-Daya (C) takes part in Reuters - The Palestinians on Wednesday said "Israeli obstinacy" made Washington give up on efforts to freeze Jewish settlement and questioned whether the United States could ever help them attain independence.


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Saudi plan for anti-Hezbollah force: leaked memos (AFP) PDF Print E-mail

Hezbollah militants patrol a checkpoint in southern Lebanon. Saudi Arabia has proposed setting up an Arab force to fight Hezbollah militants in Lebanon with the help of the United States, UN and NATO, according to leaked US diplomatic cables.(AFP/File)AFP - Saudi Arabia proposed setting up an Arab force to fight Hezbollah militants in Lebanon with the help of the United States, UN and NATO, a leaked US diplomatic cable said Tuesday.


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Direct Mideast talks collapse as US freeze bid fails (AFP) PDF Print E-mail

A masked Palestinian hurls a stone at Israeli border police during clashes in the Jerusalem neighbourhood of Issawiya on December 3. Direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians appear to have collapsed after Washington admitted its attempts to secure a fresh ban on Jewish settlement building had failed.(AFP/File/Ahmad Gharabli)AFP - Direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians appeared to have collapsed on Wednesday after Washington admitted its attempts to secure a fresh ban on Jewish settlement building had failed.


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